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  • Christian Bale Visits 'Dark Knight' Movie Massacre Victims

    Christian Bale Visits 'Dark Knight' Movie Massacre Victims
    AURORA, Colo. -- Still grappling with the inexplicable tragedy at a Colorado movie theater last week, families of the massacre victims must now embark on the heavy task of laying their loved ones to rest. On Wednesday, a memorial service will take...
  • Gun Control Debate Follows Colorado Massacre, But Few Follow The Money

    Gun Control Debate Follows Colorado Massacre, But Few Follow The Money
    A four-year-old boy shot and killed in the Bronx, a massacre in Colorado. High profile debacles re-ignited a debate over gun control both locally and federally. After countless decades of debate, lawmakers have yet to design a gun policy that doesn't...
  • El Segundo Cops Remember 2008 Theater Shooting

    El Segundo Cops Remember 2008 Theater Shooting
    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Two police officers prevented in 2008 what could have been an incident similar to last week's movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo. and today police say it's crucial to keep a watchful eye on our surroundings. After news...
  • War in Syria challenges the Armenian diaspora

    War in Syria challenges the Armenian diaspora
    To understand why Zaven Khanjian wants the Armenian community in Syria — a dwindling population caught in the crossfire of civil war — to endure, you have to go back nearly a century. Long before in-fighting began more than two years ago,...
  • War in Syria sparks efforts to help Armenians

    To understand why Zaven Khanjian wants the Armenian community in Syria — a dwindling population caught in the crossfire of civil war — to endure, you have to go back nearly a century. Long before in-fighting began more than two years ago,...
  • Armenian study center to debut at UCLA

    An allotment of Armenian books and cultural artifacts linked to the country's history and diaspora following the 1915 genocide will debut at UCLA in the first permanent research program of its kind at any major American university dedicated to Armenian...
  • Theater review: 'We Are Proud to Present' and a time of genocide

     Theater review: 'We Are Proud to Present' and a time of genocide
    Theodor Adorno's oft-quoted, much misunderstood remark, "It is barbaric to write poetry after Auschwitz," raises questions about the ability of artists to represent the Holocaust. How can the cultural tools that were complicit in genocide comment on its...
  • China: A nation's spirit felt in Nanjing

    China: A nation's spirit felt in Nanjing
    NANJING, China — I approached Nanjing on a bullet train from Shanghai, just 160 miles away, watching the weirdly empty countryside whip past my window. The world's most populous nation seemed to be missing a billion or so people. A digital panel...
  • Philipp Meyer on "The Son"

    Philipp Meyer on "The Son"
    In "The Son," Philipp Meyer's sprawling multigenerational saga about a powerful Texas family, the author harvests the state's sad, passionate, often violent history, from its origins as an embattled republic to its present-day condition as an arid...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
  • A Newtown Boy's V-Sign Of Hope

    The image is now iconic: a Newtown boy riding a school bus flashed the "V-sign" as he headed back to class for the first time since the horrific massacre last month. What draws people — like that little boy — to the V? In times of trouble or...
  • War of 1812 Bicentennial: Kentucky enters the war

    War of 1812 Bicentennial: Kentucky enters the war
    Editor's note: This is the unabridged version of the condensed article that appeared in the Jan. 17 Interior Journal. This article is the first in a series to commemorate the War of 1812 Bicentennial. The Congress of the United States has...